Another Journalist Confirms: Hamas Used Civilians As Human Shields

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Polish reporter Wojciech Cegielski has now come forward with yet one more tale verifying the fact that Hamas intentionally caused civilian casualties during Operation Protective Edge. He wrote, in Ha’aretz,

A man drove up in a pickup to our tiny street. He placed a rocket launcher outside and fired. But the rocket failed to go upwards and flew along the street at ground level for a long time before destroying a building. It was a miracle that nobody was hurt or killed.

When we calmed down, we started to analyze the situation. It became obvious that the man or his supervisor wanted the Israel Defense Forces to destroy civilian houses, which our tiny street was full of. Whoever it was, Hamas, Iz al-Din al-Qassam or others, they knew that the IDF can strike back at the same place from which the rocket was fired.

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NDTV reported last summer that Hamas fired from area outside a hotel

Read more here.

It’s not clear why Mr. Cegielski waited a year to come forward with his story. However, it is consistent with many that we heard last summer, for example, herehere, here, here, and here.



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